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evox
02-03-08, 03:15 AM
check out the fantastic column Brett Thomas of Bit-tech.net has just posted regarding PC sales, consoles and the recent "PC gaming is dying" comments:
http://www.bit-tech.net/columns/2008/02/02/the_sky_is_falling/1

damn good read! :)

Jonelo
02-03-08, 04:33 AM
Well the excuse of the piracy ...

Maybe the most pirate market of world . Russia

http://img260.imageshack.us/img260/5923/57547457457gy8.jpg

Only one publisher - the most important - 15 millons units for 11 millions PC

Piracy in PC games in Russia "only" 70 % .

http://w3.bsa.org/globalstudy//

The PC has the 90 % of market

Source : Anton Bolshakov

http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=173321

And STALKER 700.000 millions units in all CIS (http://translate.google.com/translate?u=www.gameland.ru/spec/39794/&langpair=ru|en&hl=es&ie=UTF-8) - Post-Soviet states -.

lightman
02-03-08, 11:18 AM
And STALKER 700.000 millions units in all CIS (http://translate.google.com/translate?u=www.gameland.ru/spec/39794/&langpair=ru|en&hl=es&ie=UTF-8) - Post-Soviet states -. The PC has the 90 % of market

It says 700 thousands already sold and going for a million (700 тысяч копий и идут к миллиону) ... ;)